AIRSPACE ≠ LEGAL VACUUM
We continue to receive numerous inquiries about drone footage featuring breathtaking manoeuvres. For example: circling just above the heads of people at events, shooting through the air between skyscrapers, interfering with flowing traffic on a busy motorway or chasing extreme sports athletes from just a couple of inches behind their back.
Cool shots, but often impossible to get, as production procedures tend to be illegal in many cases. There are good reasons why shooting such footage is limited by law, as we just experienced at the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Italy, when a drone crashed by a hair’s breadth into one of the champion skiers. (Photo:ORF)
At the moment, the rules for operating UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) vary not only from country to country, but can also differ regionally. Filming drone operators will need more than talent and technical know-how: a valid pilot license, as well as shooting permits and an extensive liability insurance.
These days, the legal requirements change daily, so filmmakers need to be up-to-date on the rules before conducting a shoot with a camera carrying drone. Framepool offers you pre-produced, stress-free drone aerials that can tell your story without any risk. Here are some samples:
Fascinating drone footage from all over the world